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Berri Barmera Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Labourers in the Berri Barmera Council area than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of the Berri Barmera Council area's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Berri Barmera Council area 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Managers61114.212.665015.012.6-39
Professionals60213.920.358713.619.6+15
Technicians and Trades Workers56813.213.459513.814.1-27
Community and Personal Service Workers51511.912.049911.510.5+16
Clerical and Administrative Workers45410.513.349211.414.4-38
Sales Workers3949.19.63658.49.6+29
Machinery Operators And Drivers3297.66.12726.36.4+57
Labourers78818.311.179718.411.1-9
Inadequately described or not stated551.31.5681.61.6-13
Total Persons4,316100.0100.04,325100.0100.0-9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the Berri Barmera Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (788 people or 18.3%)
  • Managers (611 people or 14.2%)
  • Professionals (602 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,001 people in total or 46.3% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, South Australia employed 11.1% in Labourers; 12.6% in Managers and 20.3% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the Berri Barmera Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (18.3% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (13.9% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.5% compared to 13.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (14.2% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the Berri Barmera Council area decreased by 9 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Berri Barmera Council area were those employed as:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+57 persons)
  • Managers (-39 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-38 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+29 persons)

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